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This was our reality, even though I am well educated on SIDS prevention.

Safe Sleep: Merging Research With Real Life

“When you get home with baby, make sure you’re following the ABC’s of safe sleep for SIDS prevention.  Alone, on their Back, in their Crib.”  I have recited that sentence countless times in the last three years as an inpatient pediatric and postpartum nurse.  I usually add to the easy-to-remember ABC’s a few other sound […]

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Giving Back This Holiday Season: Service and Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday season has arrived! This the time of year when many of us reflect and take stock of the blessings in our lives. It’s also the perfect time to remember those who are less fortunate, and the holidays can be a particularly challenging time for service agencies and the individuals they serve. Whether it’s […]

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No Foot Too Small: Celebrating Peyton and Patrick

Good afternoon Iowa City moms! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Robin Boudreau…and I too am an Iowa City Mom.  In addition to being a medical sales rep for Medtronic and a hobby photographer, I am also the founder of No Foot Too Small.  My husband Ryan and I are the […]

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Pizza and Pencils: A Community Event

Here at the Iowa City Moms Blog, one of our biggest goals has always been, and always will be, to give back to our community, to help build it up, and to connect the moms who live here.  In this spirit, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming “Pizza & Pencils” event at Wetherby Park. […]

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Confess, Apologize, Change: A Mother’s Paradigm for Social Justice

Our country is in turmoil. News stories pile up on top of each other, tragedies upon tragedies, more pain and violence than anyone can fully understand or bear. People are hurting, desperate, misunderstood, afraid, and marginalized. There is a virtual war, in which real, human people are assembling into rigid, polarized groups and launching angry, accusatory words […]

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